The following announcement was written by the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors:
The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors is pleased to announce the winners in this year's Excellence-in-Writing Competition. Any questions, please contact Competition@isfhwe.org
Category I - Columns
1 1st - A Big Game for the Big Day – Shelley Bishop
2 2nd - Newel King, 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry – Shelley Bishop
3 3rd - Wanted: Larger ‘Needles’ – James M. Beidler
Category II - Articles
1 1st - Blue Collar Breakthroughs – Sunny Morton
2 2nd - Academic Libraries: A Good Reason to Head Back to Campus – Mary Penner
3 3rd - An Identity Crisis: Using Indirect Evidence to Prove …. – Debbie Parker Wayne, CG
Category III – Original Research Story
1 1st - Common Ground – Courtenay O’Bryan Auger
2 2nd - [tie] The Long and Winding Road: The Search for the Clark Farm – Cheryl Roach
2 2nd - [tie] James Holmes: He Was Tickled to be Pickled – Marjorie Waterfield
Category IV – Unpublished Author
1st – The Butchers of Marshall Avenue – Carla Maitland
Category V – Unpublished Work by Published Author
1 1st - The Bones of Hobo Hollow – Paul K. Graham
2 2nd - Ella’s Letter – Nancy Waters Lauer
3 3rd- Civil War Perils of Springtime – M. Carolyn Steele
The details on the 2013 competition will be posted on the ISFHWE.org website in the next few days.
Congratulations again to the winners, and all those who participated in the competition.
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